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Forum 2000 Conference Program 22-10-2012 2

Forum 2000 Conference Program 22-10-2012 2

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ConferenceProgram
Tentative as of October 22, 2012
Sunday, October 21
19.00–21.00
OPENING
(Prague Crossroads)
OPENING CEREMONY
By special invitations only.
Remarks:
Ivan M. Havel 
, Scientist, Czech Republic (conf.)
Yohei Sasakawa
, Chairman, The Nippon Foundation, Japan (conf.)
Keynote Speech:
Iveta Radičová
, Sociologist, Former Prime Minister, Slovakia (conf.)
Moderator:
 Jan Urban
, Journalist, Member, Program Council, Forum 2000 Foundation, Czech Republic (conf.)
Monday, October 22
09.00–09.50
BREAKFAST
(Žofín Palace, Conference Hall)
BREAKFAST
By special invitations only.
Introduction:
Tomáš Vrba
, Chairman, Board of Directors, Forum 2000 Foundation, Czech Republic (conf.)
Remarks:
Vesna Pusić 
, Minister of Foreign Affairs and European, Croatia (conf.)10.00–10.05
OPENING SESSION
(Žofín Palace, Forum Hall)
CONFERENCE OPENING
Moderator:
Gareth Evans
, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chancellor, Australian National University,Australia (conf.)
Video Message:
His Holiness the Dalai Lama
, Spiritual Leader, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, India/Tibet
CZ/ENCZ/EN/RUENONLINEONLINEONLINE
 
 
Monday
10.05–11.45
SPECIAL SESSION
(Žofín Palace, Forum Hall)
VÁCLAV HAVEL: THE POWERFUL POWERLESS
Moderator:
Gareth Evans
, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chancellor, Australian National University,Australia (conf.)
Panel Discussion:
Karel Schwarzenberg
, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic (conf.)
Yoani Sánchez 
, Blogger and Activist, Cuba
Ko Ko Gyi 
, 1988 Student Leader, Burma (conf.)
 Alyaksandar Milinkevich
, Opposition Leader, Belarus (conf.)
Roger Scruton
, Philosopher and Political Scientist, United Kingdom (conf.)10.15–11.45
PANEL
(Goethe-Institut)
TOWARDS A GREEN ECONOMY AND A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE:ROLE OF THE MEDIA
In cooperation with UN Information Centre Prague, Embassies of Brazil, Germany, UnitedKingdom and Heinrich Böll Foundation
Moderator:
Martina Mašková
, Journalist, Czech Radio – Rádio Česko, Czech Republic (conf.)
Panel Discussion:
Dagmar Dehmer 
, Editor, Der Tagesspiegel, Germany (conf.)
 James Randerson
, Editor, The Guardian, United Kingdom (conf.)
 Jan Macháček 
, Journalist, Respekt, Czech Republic (conf.)
Rodrigo Russo
, Correspondent, Folha de Sao Paulo, Brazil (conf.)11.45–12.00
COFFEE BREAK
(Žofín Palace, Restaurant)12.00–13.30
PANEL
(Žofín Palace, Forum Hall)
CHANGING ROLE OF THE MEDIA
Moderator:
Vendeline von Bredow 
, Deputy Europe Editor/Europe Online Editor, The Economist, UnitedKingdom (conf.)
Panel Discussion:
 Jeffrey Gedmin
, CEO and President, Legatum Institute, Former President, RFE/RL, USA (conf.)
Ingrid Deltenre
, Director General, European Broadcasting Union, Switzerland/The Netherlands(conf.)
Marites Vitug
, Journalist, Chair, Advisory Board, Newsbreak, Philippines (conf.)
Valeriu Nicolae
, Founder and President, Policy Center for Roma Minorities, Romania (conf.)
CZ/EN/RUCZ/ENCZ/EN/RUONLINEONLINE
 
 
Monday
12.00–13.30
PANEL
(Žofín Palace, Conference Hall)
ISSUES AND SOLUTIONS FOR THE BOTTOM BILLION
In cooperation with The Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Introduction:
 Jiro Hanyu
, Chairman, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation, Japan (conf.)
Opening Remarks:
Motoshige Itoh
, Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, TheUniversity of Tokyo, Japan (conf.)
Keynote Speech:
Olusegun Obasanjo
, Former President, Nigeria (conf.)
Nicéphore Soglo
, Mayor of Cotounou, Former President, Benin (conf.)
 Karl Auguste Offmann
, Former President, Mauritius (conf.)
Moderator:
Wolfgang Michalski 
, Managing Director, WM International, Former Chief Advisor to the SecretaryGeneral, OECD, Germany (conf.)
Panel Discussion:
Ruth Oniang’o
, Executive Director, Rural Outreach Program, Kenya (conf.)
Núria Molina-Gallart 
, Director of Policy and Research, Save the Children, United Kingdom (conf.)
Motoshige Itoh
, Professor, Graduate School of Economics and Faculty of Economics, TheUniversity of Tokyo, Japan (conf.)12.00–13.30
PANEL
(Žofín Palace, Knight´s Hall)
TIBET: A WAY FORWARD
In cooperation with Potala
Moderator:
 Jaromír Marek 
, Journalist, Czech Radio - Radiožurnál, Czech Republic (conf.)
Panel Discussion:
Lobsang Sangay 
, Sikyong, Central Tibetan Administration, India (conf.)
Ondřej Klimeš 
, Sinologist, Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic (conf.)
Martin Bursík 
, Former Deputy Prime Minister, Czech Republic (conf.)
 Jarmila Ptáčková
, Tibetologist, Sinologist, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany/Czech Republic(conf.)12.00–13.30
PANEL
(Goethe-Institut)
HUNGARY: STILL A DEMOCRACY?
Moderator:
Martin Ehl 
, Chief International Editor, Hospodářské noviny, Czech Republic (conf.)
Panel Discussion:
Endre B. Bojtár 
, Editor-in-Chief and Publisher, Magyar Narancs, Hungary (conf.)
 András Stumpf 
, Journalist, Heti Válasz, Hungary (conf.)
Miklós Haraszti 
, Human Rights Advocate, Author, Professor, Hungary (conf.)
ENENENONLINE

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